Watch Sintel, an open-source animated short from the Blender Institute

Last week, we interviewed Ton Roosendaal, head of the Blender Institute, on his new open animated short film called Sintel. (Blender is an awesome open-source 3D creation suite, and the Institute is the studio that creates content like Sintel that employ amazing Blender-enabled techniques like smoke simulation and volumetrics.) The film was made possible with … Read More “Watch Sintel, an open-source animated short from the Blender Institute”

Ton Roosendaal, Sintel Producer and head of Blender Institute

Sintel poster by Blender Institute / CC BY Ton Roosendaal is head of the Blender Institute, leader of Blender development, and producer of the recently released 3d short film Sintel, which is released as Creative Commons Attribution 3.0. Sintel is the Blender Institute’s third “open movie”. Could you describe what “open movie” means to the … Read More “Ton Roosendaal, Sintel Producer and head of Blender Institute”

Al Jazeera CC Workshop Recap, Panel Debate at Perugia International Journalism Festival

Today, the Al Jazeera Documentary International Film Festival hosted Remix, the first ever Creative Commons workshop in the Arab world entirely dedicated to filmmakers. Basel Safadi kicked off the workshop, explaining in both English and Arabic the basics behind Creative Commons licenses. Safadi also presented case studies of select films and documentaries already released under … Read More “Al Jazeera CC Workshop Recap, Panel Debate at Perugia International Journalism Festival”

Vincent Moon

Vincent Moon by Brantley Gutierrez / CC BY Filmmaker and artist Vincent Moon first gained notoriety with his verité style performance pieces for French music blog La Blogotheque. Over the past five years his creative output has been prolific, releasing music documentaries that range from impromptu performance Take Away Shows to event-based projects like Temporary … Read More “Vincent Moon”